In the sun-scorched urban sprawl of Phoenix, Arizona, Jinx Ballou is a tough-as-nails bounty hunter tracking down murderers, gangsters, and sexual predators. She’s smart, resourceful, and also happens to be transgender.
Avery Byrne is a tattoo artist whose finds herself in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse after she discovers her girlfriend’s tortured body. In a race for survival, she searches for answers. But is she ready to face the truth?
“One would be hard-pressed to find other action-packed thrillers that are so rooted in a foundation of heart, healing, and hope.”
—Kristopher Zgorski, reviewer for BOLO Books
“Dharma is a top-notch storyteller.”
—Kristen Lepionka, Shamus and Goldie Award-winning author of the Roxane Weary mystery series
“Dharma Kelleher’s Jinx Ballou is three parts ticking explosive, one part tender protector of friends and all those who deserve better than what they’ve been handed.”
—Lori Rader-Day, Anthony Award-winning author of The Day I Died
“Dharma Kelleher delivers bad-ass blue-collar crime fiction with a snappy sense of humor and a lot of heart.”
—Thomas Pluck, Anthony-finalist author of Bad Boy Boogie
“Dharma Kelleher breaks new ground and breathes new life into a great genre. Jinx Ballou is the best thing to happen to crime fiction since V. I. Warshawski.”
—Greg Barth, author of Selena
“Dharma Kelleher has created one of the most unique characters in crime fiction.”
—Renee James, author of the Bobbi Logan thriller series